Hover Bovver (Atari 8-bit)

Hover Bovver Atari 8-bit Title screen

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Your lawn needs mowing and your mower doesn't work. Now what? You look next door and see your neighbor's lawnmower. When he's not looking, you grab his lawnmower and start mowing your lawn. Try to avoid being caught as you mow up to 16 lawns while avoiding your flower beds. Your dog can help you keep that pesky neighbor away while you finish your work.

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Hover Bovver Atari 8-bit Title screen
Hover Bovver Atari 8-bit The main menu
Hover Bovver Atari 8-bit Started mowing the first yard...
Hover Bovver Atari 8-bit Level complete!

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Trivia

Cancelled Spectrum version

Issue 7 of Your Spectrum magazine claimed that "A lot less 'bovver' than writing completely new programs is to convert existing ones to run on different machines", going on to announce a forthcoming Spectrum conversion of the game, which was never released. Perhaps a case of "I fought the lawn, but the lawn won".

Related Web Sites

  • Hover Bovver History (Written by author Jeff Minter himself, this describes the "making of" of this great game. Unfortunately, the download links don't seem to work (as per April 2007).)
Kabushi (136894) added Hover Bovver (Atari 8-bit) on Feb 01, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Riamus (8121)